How to travel from Rome to Parma

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from Rome to Parma

You can get from Rome to Parma by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from Rome to Parma on Oct 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h05 05:35AMParma
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141One-way
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11:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h05 05:35AMParma
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141One-way
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10:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h19 05:04AMParma
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141One-way
04:30PMRome Termini3h31 08:01PMParma
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581One-way
07:50PMRome Termini3h22 11:12PMParma
0 transfers
551One-way

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Travel Information between Rome and Parma

distanceDistance228 miles (367 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $180
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€31) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $180 (€174) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Regionale

Travel 228 miles (367 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Parma from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, ITA or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Parma.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Parma easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Parma.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Rome to Parma: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Parma is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€31) compared to other travel options to Parma:

Taking a bus is usually $148 (€143) less than taking a flight to Parma, which costs on average $180 (€174) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $8 (€7) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $40 (€38) from Rome to Parma.

The fastest way from Rome to Parma is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Parma that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Parma by bus can take on average 5 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Parma by train can take on average 2 h 38 min.

The distance is approximately 228 miles (367 km) from Rome to Parma.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Parma is:

  • Around 8 buses per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Rome to Parma as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Rome to Parma:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Rome, Termini and arrive in Parma, Terminal Bus.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Parma.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Parma, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Parma by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Rome to Parma tickets on Omio for $32 (€31).
  • ITA can get you to Parma by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with ITA from Rome to Parma for $180 (€174) on Omio.
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Parma by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Rome to Parma tickets on Omio for $40 (€38).

Yes, there are direct services available from Rome to Parma with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 4 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus.
  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Parma as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Rome to Parma.

Your trip from Rome to Parma doesn't have to end in Parma. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Bologna or Naples. If you’d like to add Milan, Bologna or Naples to your Rome to Parma tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Parma today!

When planning your trip from Rome to Parma, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $32 (€31) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $180 (€174) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $40 (€38) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Parma online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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